Coronavirus update 4-15-20

We are writing to extend our concern and hope that all people stay well and safe and also to express hope that we all can manage what lies ahead as we face the implications and unprecedented challenges of COVID-19.

We want to let you know that YourNovel.com is an online business, which means we can and will continue to take orders. However, fulfillment of orders for printed books will be made on a limited basis as long as the printers can produce and ship physical books.

Here’s what we know as of April 15, 2020:

  1. Hardback books are on hold, with production suspended until late April.
  2. Paperbacks are being produced.
  3. Ebooks are being produced and email delivered within 24 hours, unless a production issue arises.

In normal times, printed books are delivered 7-10 days from when you order. But with COVID-19, that time might be longer.

We are committed to continuing to serve you as long as possible as we navigate through uncharted territory. In these rapidly changing times, we understand the need for timely, accurate updates.

We will update our blog when changes occur.

We  understand the shifting landscape will inevitably cause business disruption and unforeseen challenges. But we know if we follow health guidelines we can turn the corner and get back into full business. Thank you for your understanding.

Take this bit of cheer with you: use the discount code BWELL15% when you order for 15% off the purchase of any products on our site. It will last until May 30, 2020. Feel free to share the code with friends, family and on social media.

Fletcher and Kathy

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About Valentine’s Delivery 2020

Yes, you can still get a printed book for delivery by Valentine’s Day 2020 if you order by Feb. 10th.

As of Feb 10 at 11:00 am EST, we really suggest that if you want to get a printed book for Valentine’s Day to use US Express shipping.

Our STANDARD USPS shipping may get the book to you by Friday 2/14/14, but it will be close. Read the last post for more info.

(Last post) Yes, you can still get a printed book for delivery by Valentine’s Day 2020 if you order by Feb. 9th.

As of Fri., Feb 6, after discussion with our printers, we will be able to ship printed books that have a good chance will be delivered by Valentine’s Day, Friday 2/14/20 in the contiguous USA if you choose STANDARD US Priority Shipping and place your order by Sun., Feb 9 at midnight EST. If you are the worrying type and want the book by by Valentine’s Day, go with Express Shipping now.

After that time, US EXPRESS Shipping will have to be used as your shipping option.

But as always, we can not guarantee delivery of USPS Priority nor US Express by an exact date. And remember that even with EXPRESS shipping, each book has to be handmade first, which means you cannot order one day and expect shipment nor delivery the next day.

Our long-standing policy remains in effect: no refunds will be issued due to weather issues. If planes can’t fly and trucks can’t roll, no mail will get delivered. Weather and disasters are always beyond our power, and we hope all of us have none to be concerned with. Additionally, we will not be held accountable for delivery problems caused by circumstances beyond our control.

Orders going outside the United States are unlikely to be delivered by Valentine’s Day.

As always ebooks go out within 24 hours with no shipping costs and arrive by email.

Final bits of advice:

1. Get your order in now.
2. Choose US Express if you are the worrying type.
3. If you think your order may be late, do not use the date February 14, 2020 in your dedication date, but say something like Forever and Ever or I’ll Always Love You.
4. Have a backup plan, like at least get a card. Here’s one that you can download for free:  Gift Coming Card

Keep in mind that you can celebrate Valentine’s through the whole week, not just on the actual day.

If you don’t absolutely need a printed book by Valentine’s Day, that creates extra time for the book to arrive. We operate year-round, and these books are great for anniversaries, weddings, birthdays and anytime to say, “I Love You.”

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YourNovel.com gets a shout-out from Mike Evans on Hollywood News

Hollywood news with Mike Evans is always fun, but low-and-behold on Feb. 3, his post-Super Bowl news report also included this fabulous shout-out to YourNovel.com and the personalized romance novels, an especially unusual and cool keepsake for Valentine’s (or, actually, any time to say “I Love You.”)

Officially, says Mike, “THE best Valentine’s Day gift ever.”

Thanks, Mike. You made us feel very Hollywood!

 

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The Big Show has a good ole time chatting with Kathy about YourNovel.com

John Boy and Billy, The Big Show, as they became the stars of Love’s Bounty: An Outer Banks Romance.

Yet again, our buddies, John Boy and Billy of the wildly popular Big Show had Kathy on air talking about how fun a keepsake the personalized romance novels are. While our 50+ titles are available year-round, they and we agree, it is the perfect Valentine’s gift especially for folks like us (Fletcher and me) who have been married a long time. John Boy declared it is the most unique gift in the world. Just saying.

Three short stories about any couple’s romp through Paris is the next best thing to being there for Valentine’s Day.

This year, The Big Show folks had a blast hearing about Lover’s Paradise: Paris, where new writer Spontak added her story that, along with two others there, can be personalized with 26 details about any starring couple. It’s called “Paris Made Me Do It.”

So sit back, listen in and prepare to smile especially as Billy declares, “That’s so Spontak!”

Shout out to the writers of the other two stories: Marcy Thomas and Lori Pepio, as well.

And definitely get your orders in preferably by Wed., Feb. 5, for your special Day of Love.

Keeping the love alive since 1992 here at YourNovel.com, and saying thanks so much to The Big Show on the radio and John Boy and Billy, or as Kathy calls them, the Love Bugs!

 

 

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Mix 95.1 KMXI’s Morning Guy Mike Manley chats with YourNovel.com’s Fletcher

Listen in as the KMXI’s Manley in the Morning (Mike Manley) has some fun talking on air with Fletcher here at YourNovel.com, which marks 28 years in business in 2020.

This Chico, CA, station has been a long-time supporter helping us get the word out on what a romantic gift idea a personalized romance novel is for Valentine’s Day or anytime to say I love you. They are also including a YourNovel.com prize in their Valentine’s package this year.

Manley, whose show airs show  weekdays 5:30-9 a.m., notes on the station website, “When I got to college I asked someone who had the best parties, and they told me to try the Radio & Television Department. So I got a job on the campus station, and it turns out the guy was right. I got hooked on radio and the rest is the proverbial history.”

Thanks, Man, and and thanks, Mix 95.1!

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Paris book includes ‘Paris Made Me Do It,’ a sexy romp, from new writer Spontak

YourNovel.com is delighted to welcome Spontak as the newest writer in our lineup with her story “Paris Made Me Do It.”  It’s a whirlwind of daring sexcapades and surrealism set in Paris during the Roaring 1920s – a time when people tried new, sizzling things. It is one of three in the book “Lover’s Paradise: Paris.”

Spontak has joined YourNovel.com’s lineup of writers.

Spontak hails from Raleigh, NC, but was blessed with the opportunity to live in a new country every summer growing up. She adores traveling and as soon as she finished high school, took off for the University of San Diego 3,000 miles from home. Upon graduation, South Korea beckoned the new graduate to come teach English while seeing more of the world. Her students were and continue to be an endless source of inspiration for her stories. After two years, Spontak moved to England to attend the University of Kent, which also enabled her to live in Paris for half the term. She graduated with a MFA in Creative Writing and is now set on a course to teach screenwriting at Siliman University and Foundation University in the Philippines.

“You’re Spontak? When can I get the next chapter?” someone demanded of the neophyte writer her sophomore year at university. Ever since, Spontak has pursued story-crafting seriously and hopes to make movie magic in the near future. Her poetry has been published multiple times in several magazines, including The Menteur, Borrowed Solace and Event Horizon, and her first one-act play showcased in Paris through Four Play Theater. This marks her writing debut in the romance novel genre.

Three short stories about any couple’s romp through Paris is the next best thing to being there for Valentine’s Day.

Her story joins two others in the book:

  • “Destiny in Paris,” by fiction writing veteran Marcy Thomas, centers on a plan of passion to ignite the starring couple’s desires, letting them fall deeper in love with each other as well as with the city.
  • Lori Pepio, grand prize winner in a previous romance-writing contest for YourNovel.com, penned “Beyond the City of Lights,” which incorporates a masquerade ball and mysterious stranger to explore where love and fantasy meet.

Spontak hopes “Paris Made Me Do It” inspires couples far and wide to dare – to try new, steamy things together like people did in the Roaring ’20s.

With Valentine’s less than one month away, anyone looking for a sizzling choice for a gift for that special someone should check out “Lover’s Paradise: Paris.” Paperback and hardbacks take about one week to arrive; ebooks within 24 hours.

C’est si bon!

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Shipping info on Christmas 2019

If you have an adult reader on your gift list and want to order a printed book from YourNovel.com, please refer to this info:

In the USA, you’ll need to get your orders for printed books in by Sunday, December 15 to use our STANDARD SHIPPING option – USPS Priority Mail,  but we will not guarantee a delivery date with STANDARD SHIPPING USPS Priority Mail.

After December 15, , you will have to use the US EXPRESS shipping option for guaranteed delivery by Christmas.

After DECEMBER 18TH, delivery by Christmas cannot be done.

If you need a printed book as a gift before Christmas (or you are the type who worries about things), it would be best to choose the US EXPRESS SHIPPING service for guaranteed delivery. We have never guaranteed US Priority Mail (our standard delivery) for a specified delivery date, nor will we this year.

Hardback book orders must be in by the 17th and will require US EXPRESS Shipping for delivery by Christmas.

Of course, ebooks can be made until December 24th.

Outside the USA, you’ll need to get your orders for paperback books in by Thursday, December 14. After that, you will have to use the Out-of-Country EXPRESS Service option for  delivery by Christmas. No orders for printed books for Christmas delivery can be made after December 20 for delivery by Christmas for orders outside the contiguous USA.

We will be monitoring production and will do all that we can to get all books to you by December 25th.

Our long-standing policy remains in effect: no refunds will be issued due to weather issues. If planes can’t fly and trucks can’t roll, no mail will get delivered.

Weather and disasters are always beyond our power, and we hope all of us have none to be concerned with. However, we cannot be held accountable for delivery problems caused by circumstances beyond our control.

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So much is happening in October

Autumn is on us, and seasonal reasons come into play for using one of YourNovel.com‘s personalized novelsd as a great gift.

national-book-month.jpg1. October is National Book Month, and, of course, we are all about books – starring you and your Sweetie. Be in a book!

2. October is wedding month, ranking equally to June for weddings and anniversaries. Our wedding anniversary, in fact, just occurred a week ago, our 25th – thanks for all the cards, emails and phone calls to extend your congratulations. Seriously, if you are looking for a truly memorable wedding or anniversary gift, our books are a great choice.

3. October 19 is Sweetest Day – got one? Instead of thinking of them, put her/him in one of our books. They’ll take the hint.

4. October is Oktoberfest – so oom pah pah up your spirit and fall into some reading fun by becoming the hero or heroine in your very own book.

Halloween_ebook_spread_for_web.JPG5. October 30 is Halloween. All treats, no tricks from us. We have a number of ebook novellas and a few books that have a spooky theme. Ebooks are delivered within 24 hours.

Here’s our October code for you to use Boo15% – until midnight on October 31, 2019. Boo15% will take 25% off your purchase of any products you order on the YourNovel.com site. It may be used as many times as you’d like and can be shared with friends, family and on your social media pages. Put it out there – they’ll thank you for the tip.

EXTRA: If anyone wants to know about our rewards program, email to ask for details.

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YourNovel.com named one of 30 best 50th anniversary gifts

We are so excited that YourTango.com listed our personalized romance novels as one of the “30 Best 50th Anniversary Gifts of All Time.”

Yep, that’s us at #17. But you don’t have to wait for your 50th. Since this is Wedding Season, snag your novel today for yourself or your favorite bride/groom. At online checkout, use code YourTango for 15% off now through the end of July 2019.

Keep the Love Alive, people!

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New Destinations Podcast features YourNovel.com co-creator discussing romance novels and fabulous world travel

Kathy had a great time being Deborah Howell’s first guest for her Destinations podcast, where she reflected on favorite travel spots plus discussed the fun of starring in your own romance novel here at YourNovel.com.

Here’s the intro: In this first episode, Howell talks with professional traveler and romance novelist Kathy Newbern. She and her husband Fletcher have traveled professionally to all five continents and 76 countries, plus 81 cruises and counting! Along the way, they’ve written over 50 romance travel novels that star…you! So, where’s the “best place she’s ever been?” We fly to The Maldives and Fiji for swims with sharks, dragonfruit drinks, singing staffs and so much more. And we’ll find out how YOU can be the star of your very own romance novel.

Listen Here

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Mother’s Day 2019: Put Mom in her own romance novel and save

Does your mom love a good romance novel? If so, she’s not alone.

Consider that:
– 20% of all fiction book sales are romance novels
– 46% of all romance readers consume at least one book per week, as opposed to the typical American who reads five a year
– 59% are in a relationship
– 84% are women

For a romance novel reader, being the heroine in one of YourNovel.com’s personalized romance novels is one Mother’s Day gift she won’t return. The starring hero in her book is normally her mate, but can be imagined as well, such as her favorite film star.

To choose one of the 50+ books availabl with 25+ bits of personalization, think about where your mom (or the mother of your children) would most like to go on a romantic getaway. (Don’t let the idea of mom and romance get in the way. Our books come in both mild or mild versions – no worries.) We have a special discount to celebrate your Mom – see below.

How about whisking her away to Tahiti? That book is Island of Love. Italy on her bucket list? Try Rome: Diamonds, Danger and Desire.

If Jamaica tops her wish-list, go for Jamaica Rendezvous or Negril Everlasting.

And, if she likes cruising or loves the beach, then check out our category of custom books called Beaches and Cruises for some great ideas.

We will give you this tip: Another Day in Paradise, set in the Caribbean, remains our best-seller after 27 years in print.

Whichever title you choose, she’ll appreciate that you put some thought into getting her something so unique this year.

Mom’s the best, right? After all she’s done for you, it’s your turn to show her a lot of love this Mother’s Day, which is Sunday, May 12. Order soon, as paperbacks take about one week from when you place your order online; hardbacks, a little more time.

During the  ordering process, when asked for your promotional discount code, type in MDay25% and you’ll get 25 percent off your order.

This offer ends May 19, 2019, at 11:59 PM, EST, may be used as many times as you’d like, and can be shared with friends, family and on your social media.

Our best wishes to all the moms out there!

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The Big Show has a yee-haw good time, again, talking personalized romance novels with Kathy

Last year, John Boy and Billy from The Big Show on the radio played along with YourNovel.com by starring in the personalized romance novel “Love’s Bounty: An Outer Banks Romance.” It did indeed star John Boy and “Billemena.” They had a blast as you’ll hear in the audio link below including John Boy’s admission that he shared it at “the duck camp.” Say whaaat?

This year, the gang had fun yet again talking with Kathy about YourNovel.com’s golf fantasy title, “Sandhills Fore-Play,” and the Mardi Gras book, “Let the Good Times Roll” – with Kathy reading a little sample aloud near the end of the interview – and lots more concerning this most “unique-est” gift for Valentine’s, according to John Boy (Sugar Dumplin’).

John Boy calls these books a “once in a lifetime Valentine’s gift she will never forget and she’ll keep it forever.”

Well thank ya, Boys!

Listen in below. You’ll want to hear the closing laughter when John Boy suggests Kathy give someone a kiss from him. Say whaaat?

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Shipping Valentine’s 2019

Valentine’s Day – 2/14/19 – all of our books are out for delivery. Order now for occasions like anniversaries, weddings, birthdays, and anytime to say: I Love You or Just for Fun.

Prior post: As of Feb 11, at 2:00 EST, all orders that came in by Feb 7 have been shipped. Ebooks will be delivered within 24 hours. Go to ebooks on the www.YourNovel.com site to see our choices.

See prior posts for more info.

Prior post, Feb 10, at 4:45 pm, EST, yes you can order printed books, but it is unlikely they will be delivered by Valentine’s Day.

You can go with ebooks – the same cover and content as their physical counterparts but less expensive and delivered within 24 hours with no shipping charges.

You can read our pdf ebooks online, on a PDA or smart phone, print them out on letter-size paper, and you can forward them to anyone you like. Go to ebooks on the www.YourNovel.com site to see our choices.

Prior post, Feb 8, at 1:30 pm, EST, you can still order printed paperback books (we operate year round) but you will not be able to receive hardback books by Valentine’s Day. Paperback books with US Express Shipping are still on schedule. See below for suggestions that we posted earlier.

Prior post, Feb 7 at 8 pm, EST, you can get a printed book delivered by Valentine’s Day, but you’ll have to use US Express Shipping. US Priority may get them there, but time is running out. See below for suggestions that we posted earlier.

Proir post: As of Wednesday, Feb 6, after discussion with our printers, we will be able to ship printed books to be delivered by 2/14/19 in the contiguous USA if you choose STANDARD US Priority Shipping and place your order by Thursday, Feb 7 at 5 pm EST.

After that time, US EXPRESS Shipping will have to be used as your shipping option.

Orders going outside the United States are unlikely to be delivered by Valentine’s Day.

As always ebooks go out within 24 hours with no shipping costs.

We cannot guarantee delivery of USPS Priority nor US Express by an exact date. We wish we could.

Keep in mind that you can celebrate Valentine’s through the whole week, not just on the actual day. So if you don’t absolutely need a printed book by Valentine’s Day, that creates extra time for the book to arrive. We operate year-round, and these books are great for anniversaries, weddings, birthdays and anytime to say, “I Love You.”

Bits of advice:

1. Get your order in now.
2. Choose US Express if you are the worrying type.
3. Do not use the date February 14, 2019 in your dedication date, but say something like Forever and Ever or I’ll Always Love You.
4. Have a backup plan, like at least get a card. Here’s one that you can download for free: Gift Coming Card

(Prior Post February 1, 2019 – 13 days to Valentine’s Day.)

Severe cold weather on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday hampered book production. Plants were closed and employees could not get into work. Adding to the issue is the USPS suspended delivery in several midwest states. These examples show the importance of getting in orders early for Valentine’s.

The prior post continues to apply.

(Post from January 28, 2019) We are getting phone calls and emails  from people about whether they can get books by Valentine’s Day, which is Thursday, Feb. 14.

The quick answer is  YES, but here is more explanation. Get your order in as soon as you can, and definitely by Wednesday, Feb. 6, if you can.  Those orders should have no problem getting to customers by using STANDARD USPS shipping ($8.50) and should arrive by the following Thursday (February 14 – Valentine’s Day) in the USA.

Even with EXPRESS shipping, each book has to be handmade first, which means you cannot order today and expect shipment nor delivery tomorrow.

Our long-standing policy remains in effect: no refunds will be issued due to weather issues. If planes can’t fly and trucks can’t roll, no mail will get delivered.

Weather and disasters are always beyond our power, and we hope all of us have none to be concerned with. However, we will not be held accountable for delivery problems caused by circumstances beyond our control.

BOTTOM LINE: If you are concerned about getting your book by Valentine’s Day, get your order in as soon as possible so you won’t have to worry about not getting your book on time.

Also keep in mind that ebooks are delivered within 24 hours to your email address.

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Mario, you haven’t aged a day!

Checking out the fun site for The Daily Buzz – so glad they’re back on the air! – I hopped onto their Facebook page and saw this way cool then-and-now pic of none other than cutie-pie Mario Lopez.

That brought back the fun memory of meeting said hunk back in 2011 when he made a stop here in the Capital City – Raleigh, NC.

He was kind, posed for a pic and signed a poster for us! He even listened patiently as I told him he should star with his own sweetie in the personalized novel “Another Day in Paradise” – our best-seller.

It’s nice when the stars are as nice in person as you hope they will be.

Here’s hugs and a hello to a nice guy – Mr. Mario Lopez – extra, extra, indeed!

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No Black Friday or Cyber Monday sale

Online and in retail stores, it’s out with Halloween and in with Christmas. We ask why is Thanksgiving forgotten? We here at YourNovel.com have much to be thankful for. We give our thanks every day and more so on the one day of the year set aside for giving thanks.

So, as in the past, we are having no Black Friday or Cyber Monday sales. We, however, are repeating our Thank-Our-Customers Sale. From now until Dec. 2, use the code 2018TG to take 20% off any items you buy at YourNovel.com.

We do have two books specifically written for Christmas holiday season:

Season’s Greetings; Season’s Love

Season's Greetings, Season's Love by Marcy Thomas

Season’s Greetings, Season’s Love by Marcy Thomas

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

and The Magic Snow Globes

The Magic Snow Globes by Susie Taylor

The Magic Snow Globes by Susie Taylor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

with your photo added inside the snow globe, it would look like this:

The Magic Snow Globes with photo added into the globe

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yet any of our 50+ personalized novels and ebooks would make fine gifts for any reader on your gift list.

When you order online at www.YourNovel.com, where it asks for your promotional code, type in 2018TG and 20% will be taken off the purchase price of your books. You can share the code with friends, family, co-workers and on your social media pages.

We hope your life is full of blessings during this glorious season and coming year.

Keep the love alive.

Kathy and Fletcher
Creators of the Personalized Romance Novel

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October wedding and anniversary gifts

What month would you guess is the most popular for getting married? June, right?

Yes, at least that was right over 20 years ago when YourNovel.com created personalized romance novels, but not now. According to The Knot, 16% of couples marry in October and September (a tie), with June at 13%.

That said, it’s likely you know someone who’s getting married this fall (we do), or who is celebrating an anniversary (we are). That means you’ll need a memorable gift.

Our personalized books of love fit the bill, and here are 10 reasons for using them during this autumn wedding/anniversary season:

  1. Monogrammed towels are common wedding gifts, but a romance novel starring the couple will remain a keepsake. For many brides, it’s the first time they see their “new name” in print.
  2. Write a special, personalized dedication to the couple that’s printed in the bound book, such as:

This Book Is
Lovingly Dedicated To

Newlyweds John and Ann Smith

From

Your Aunt & Uncle Betty and Grady
We Wish You A Happily-Ever-After Life
With Love, Prosperity, Health and Happiness
October 1, 2018

  1. For this “wedding month,” imagine how many anniversaries there are (parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, sisters, brothers, in-laws, friends, and don’t forget yourself). Now consider how difficult it is to come up with a new, unique gift idea – especially for couples who’ve been together for decades.
  2. Paper is the traditional first-year anniversary gift. Forget customized stationery; let them star in a novel, reading about themselves on a romantic adventure (50+ to choose from).
  3. Go all out with a fully customized cover that is printed using a full photograph of the couple.

    

 

 

 

 

 

A complete explanation of cover photo options is found on our FAQ page: http://www.yournovel.com/Home/Faq#1

  1. Imagine how the bride-to-be will react at her bridal shower when you read aloud the “sexy” parts of her romantic adventure novel.
  2. Leave the male stripper for someone else’s bachelorette party. Get creative and put the wife-to-be and her betrothed in a wild or mild novel – titillating yet tasteful as we say.
  3. It’s likely you cannot give them a $5,000 cruise as a honeymoon getaway, but you can send them on a nautical adventure in one of our cruise books for around $50.
  4. A fun respite from their real-life honeymoon action would be reading about themselves between the covers of an adventure romance novel.
  5. Our personalized ebooks can be emailed as pdfs anywhere in the world. Pull an ultimate surprise by electronically sending an ebook starring the couple to his or her email address while they’re at their honeymoon destination.

ORDER NOW

There’s plenty of time to have a printed novel fully customized and shipped for wedding/anniversary dates, and here’s a promotional code to encourage you to order ASAP:

  • During the online ordering process, use the code OctWed18% to take 18% off your purchase until October 31, 2018.

Use our codes as often as you’d like and share them with friends, family and on social media.

If the bride’s a reader, she will not only love when she reads about herself in a book starring her and her new hubby, but will also remember who gave it to her as a gift of love. And you and your Hunny Bunny can star in one, too, while you’re at it.

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YourNovel.com Christmas in July Sale

Season's Greetings, Season's Love by Marcy Thomas

Season’s Greetings, Season’s Love by Marcy Thomas

 

Although other stores or online retailers are no longer honoring their Christmas in July Sales, ours will stay active until August 18th.

YourNovel.com’s personalized romance/adventure novels make great gifts anytime of year for anniversaries, weddings, birthdays, Valentine’s as well as for the winter holiday season. We have three books written with a wintry theme: The Magic   Snow Globes by   Susie Taylor, Season’s Greetings, Season’s Love by Marcy Thomas, and Cold Feet; Warm Heart by Fletcher Newbern.

Cold Feet, Warm Heart by Fletcher Newbern

In our expanded seasonal promotion, if you purchase any of our printed personalized books, we’ll make you a free copy of your choice of any of the three wintry titles using the info you’ve provided for the book you chose to purchase . Both books will be made and mailed together. The first book can be used now, and the holiday season book can be used as a gift this coming December or anytime you wish. Saying I love you is perfect all year long.

The Magic Snow Globes by Susie Taylor

Here’s a brief explanation of how it will work:

• 1. Purchase any paperback or hardback with or without photo or full custom cover.
• 2. We will produce a free copy of your choice of our winter books in whatever type book you purchased (with/without photo/custom cover) using the same info you provided.
• 3. To chose which one you want us to print, on the “Comments” page of your order, enter Snow Globes, Season’s Greetings, or Cold Feet.
4. We’ll make that book for FREE and mail it to you with the book you purchased.

You can also use the promo code HoHoJuly18 which will deduct 18% from your purchase and can be used as many times as you’d like.

The promotion code HoHoJuly18 will expire August 18, 2018, and can be used as many times as you’d like. Share the info with friends, family and on social media.

Ho Ho Ho Happy Summer.

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Missed Fat Tuesday? No worries. Go there together in your own romance novel starring you and your sweethear

Didn’t make it to New Orleans this year for Mardi Gras? No worries. Celebrate Fat Tuesday and Valentine’s Month together with Let the Good Times Roll , the rip-roaring Mardi Gras novel from www.YourNovel.com.

Celebrate in style in the Big Easy, the self-proclaimed party capital of the world. You and your sweetie will be surrounded by voodoo culture as you explore the French Quarter, dine in the finest restaurants, watch colorful parades while catching beads, and even ride on a float during the Orpheus Parade.

But all is not what it seems. An itchy situation in the prickly heat will test your love and strength, and you’ll learn how precious life together really is.

Experience Nawlins in the most party-centric time of year in this hot, hot book and celebrate amour.

As an added bonus, make your picture the full cover of this book, and Laissez les bon temps rouler!

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Fun titles available from writing team Marcy Thomas/Thomas Marcy

What would be your ultimate getaway? Rome, Key West, Paris or a coastal paradise? Or is a romp through the Wild West more your game?

Thanks to the writing stylings of Marcy Thomas/Thomas Marcy, you can go to each of those inspiring locations. Those are the nom de plumes of writing duo extraordinaire Marcy and Tom, a hubby-wife fun pair not only spinning tales for YourNovel.com that are packed with action, adventure, and sweet romance, but who, at their day jobs, dish up  yummy fudge, delicious ice cream and chocolately treats at Kilwin’s in downtown Asheville, NC.

Their book Rome: Diamonds, Danger and Desire  takes place in the Eternal City — Rome, Italy — also known as the City of Love. Imagine the starring male in this story as a sexy, secret agent surrounded by mystery and intrigue. He and his lady love cruise the city streets in a Ferrari past the Coliseum, the Vatican and other historic destinations. They’re pursued by a gang of thieves who are determined to steal a lustrous diamond, which is also coveted by a Sultan with a wandering eye for the secret agent’s special lady. Will the heroic duo outrun the thieves in the City of the Seven Hills? Love always wins the day, or does it? And is he really a secret agent? For 2018, you can be the stars on the entire  book cover, too. (See examples above.)

This special new full custom cover service is  available only on these select titles and luckily, two of the books by Marcy Tomas are included: The Rome book and the 2017 release of the rip-roaring fun that is  Wild West Love Fest, which takes you and your love to the 1870s amidst the adventure and excitement of the Wild West.

(Shown are the two photo options for this book: Your photo in a spotlight on the existing book cover  — that’s Thomas Marcy  — or your photo as the full custom cover, demonstrated by YourNovel.com founders Fletcher Newbern having a little fun with it. Plain cover is another option. Eee below.)

Good news, too: It’s not too late for Valentine’s delivery if you order Wild West Love Fest as an ebook!

In this rollicking tale, you live without all of the modern conveniences you’re used to in a town gone wild searching for missing gold and cash. Meanwhile, because of a case of mistaken identity, you have a bounty on your heads, and you have to deal with a cast of Wild West characters like a half-witted bounty hunter, a love-sick gunslinger, a bevy of bodice-busting saloon girls and bunch of notorious pistol-packing outlaws. Head ‘em up and move ‘em out, get along little dogies, and find your way back to the 21st Century.

Another Marcy Thomas creation, Heart of the Keys, brings you and your sweetheart to the southernmost tip of Florida to a Bed and Breakfast run by two sisters.

You can add your photo to the existing cover of these Marcy Thomas classics, Heart of the Keys and Treasure Seekers

They recount an extraordinary tale about a mysterious love letter from 1848 holding a secret that only two gentlemen know. One has concocted a most unsavory scheme while another needs your help to stop him. Do you have the courage to help? You’ll have to endure a thrilling chase through a tropical paradise where dazzling sunsets are both romantic and distracting. If you’re up for the challenge, then love is waiting for you in the Heart of the Keys.

If you and your sweetie love treasure hunts, then Treasure Seekers is for you.You are the starring couple seeking adventure and riches. Follow the clues, but watch out for pirates! There’s danger lurking in every direction, and your days of fun in the sun will turn to nights on the run. But with enduring love and some luck, you’ll beat the odds to learn what life’s most precious treasure is?

Two stories also by Marcy Thomas are paired with two tales from writers Fletcher Newbern in Shore Thing II: Surf City Special Edition. It includes four captivating tales that are for couples who love vacationing on the shore.

  • You and your forever Valentine can learn to surf in Huntington Beach, CA. Who wouldn’t love to enjoy Surf City, USA as it is famously known?
  • Spend your days boating on Lake Powell, UT with red rocks cliffs towering over you. Explore the mystical, mythical Rainbow Bridge and then spend romantic nights below star-filled skies.
  • It gets hot and spicy in Miami, FL on South Beach, the perfect place for a steamy rendezvous.
  • Did “Pirates of the Caribbean” get your heart pumping with desire for a swashbuckling adventure? Great Exuma Island, where “Dead Man’s Chest” was filmed, has gorgeous, warm aquamarine waters. What better place for racy romp where you have 47 miles of paradise to run and play and love.

 

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Celebrate your romance over and over in this YourNovel.com anthology

YourNovel.com always celebrates romance. The husband-wife team of J.S. Fletcher and Kathy Newbern who write together as Fletcher Newbern have written more than 20 of the 50+ novels, novellas and ebooks available on the web site. Their never-ending love and passion for romance created this business in 1992, and it has endured because of their commitment and dedication.

While they’re very proud of establishing the concept of the personalized, adult romance novel so long ago, they’re equally proud of helping others writers realize their dreams of becoming published authors. That effort began in 2002 with their first romance writing contest to celebrate 10 years in business, a contest they then repeated to acknowledge 20 years in business. The result was Celebrating Romance and Celebrating Romance 2.

Celebrating Romance 2 features the 10 enchanting stories from the 10 contest winners, tales of adventure, mystery and of course, love and romance. Nine of these are also available individually in ebook format:

Celebrating Romance 2 is available in hardcover, paperback and as an eBook. You can add a photo to the cover, or even have a full front cover featuring just your photo. (That’s Fletcher Newbern at left on the book’s cover.)

Celebrate romance again and again in these exciting tales personalized with more than two dozen details about the two of you. While Feb. 7 was the cutoff for regular shipping for Valentine’s,  you can still order using Express. And, great news, all ebooks including this full book can be delivered electronically even on  Valentine’s.

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